WireGuard Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to WireGuard for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to WireGuard.

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The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/10/2019 4:20:00 PM

Alternatives to WireGuard for all platforms with any license

  • OpenVPN

    OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. Starting with the fundamental premise that complexity is the enemy of security, OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies that is well-targeted for the SME and enterprise markets.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Self-Hosted Cloudron

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  • ProtonVPN

    ProtonVPN is a highly secure and encrypted virtual private network (VPN). It is brought to you by the team of scientists from CERN and MIT that developed ProtonMail - the world’s largest encrypted email provider with over 2 million users, including journalists, activists and dissidents. Our encrypted tools empower users in over 150 countries to reclaim their freedom of expression and online privacy.

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  • TunnelBear

    TunnelBear is a fancy new app for Windows and Mac that lets you “tunnel” your Internet connection through their US and UK server. It functions very much the same as VPN that let’s you access US and UK restricted website such as Hulu and Pandora. Since your internet connection is encrypted and tunneled, it is also possible to use TunnelBear to bypass blocked website easily and effortlessly.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  • ZenMate

    ZenMate is an easy to use Browser plugin that provides a VPN solution - encrypting all your browser traffic and routing it through our ZenMate cloud to provide a secure and private browsing experience. Forget internet restrictions! We provide geo-switching options that will allow you to access blocked content wherever you are. What we provide: ZenMate is the number one browser Extension for Security and Privacy on the internet.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Vivaldi Browser Chrome Maxthon Yandex.Browser Opera Chromium Firefox

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  • SoftEther VPN

    SoftEther VPN ("SoftEther" means "Software Ethernet") is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. It runs on Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris. SoftEther VPN is not only an alternative VPN server to existing VPN products (OpenVPN, IPsec and MS-SSTP). SoftEther VPN has also original strong SSL-VPN protocol to penetrate any kinds of firewalls.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Windscribe

    Windscribe protects all of your computer activity like browsing, Skype, email and P2P from prying eyes. Its the simplest and most powerful VPN client you will ever use. Travelling abroad where Internet may be restricted? Use the "Stealth Mode" to by pass government firewalls and unlock the Internet just like at home.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Chrome Opera Firefox

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  • Shadowsocks

    A secure socks5 proxy, designed to protect your Internet traffic. - Super Fast Bleeding edge techniques using Asynchronous I/O and Event-driven programming. - Flexible Encryption Secured with industry level encryption algorithm. Flexible to support custom algorithms. - Mobile Ready Optimized for mobile device and wireless network, without any keep-alive connections.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • CyberGhost VPN

    CyberGhost VPN allows you to surf the Internet freely, as if in disguise, regardless of the type of application you use and from where you log in. It gives you the possibility to move around the Net unrecognized by third parties, to visit forums and exchange information and files with other Internet users as well as to chat and receive emails without the feeling of being watched.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • Mullvad

    Mullvad is an ethical VPN provider based in Gothenburg, Sweden. They keep no logs and an account number is the only thing you need to connect to Mullvad VPN. They ask for no email, no phone number; no personal information whatsoever. Mullvad use the latest encryption methods and were one of the first VPN providers to start using the cutting edge WireGuard protocol.

    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad WireGuard Qubes OS OpenWrt Tomato IPFire pfSense OpenVPN DD-WRT

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  • DynVPN

    DynVPN is an online service that allows you to create and manage your own virtual private network with the goal to keep it simple.

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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  • Tunnelblick

    Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN on OS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or server connections. It comes as a ready-to-use application with all necessary binaries and drivers (including OpenVPN, easy-rsa, and tun/tap drivers). No additional installation is necessary — just add your OpenVPN configuration and encryption information.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • GNUnet

    GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing. Anonymity is provided by making messages originating from a peer indistinguishable from messages that the peer is routing. All peers act as routers and use link-encrypted connections with stable bandwidth utilization to communicate with each other.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Freelan

    A free, open-source, multi-platform, highly-configurable and peer-to-peer VPN software, designed to easily connect remote hosts and mainly focused on security and performance. It can be used to create from small to very large virtual private networks which can be dynamically modified. Freelan works on top of UDP and implements a simple yet pretty secure VPN protocol that can create Ethernet tunnels over both IPv4 and IPv6.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Freegate

    Freegate is an anti-censorship software for secure and fast Internet access. It was developed and maintained by Dynamic Internet Technology Inc. (DIT), a pioneer in censorship-circumvention operation. * users access web sites overseas as fast as their local ones; * requires no installation or change in system setting; * a single executable file on a Windows platform. Freegate works by tapping into an anti-censorship backbone, DynaWeb, DITs P2P-like proxy network system.

    Free Windows

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  • Advanced Onion Router

    Advanced Onion Router is a portable client for OR network and is intended to be an improved alternative for Tor+Vidalia+Privoxy bundle for Windows users. It is able to "force" a program and its plugins to use the Tor proxy regardless of its configured proxy.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Wine

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  • AirVPN

    AirVPN is a VPN based on OpenVPN and operated by activists and hacktivists in defence of net neutrality, privacy and against censorship. A VPN tunnel encrypts your connection to the Internet. This impenetrable tunnel prevents criminal organizations, your ISP or even your government to spy on your communications. Enjoy the real Internet without discriminations. Stay protected with the security offered by high level encryption (OpenVPN 2048 bit).

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  • ExpressVPN

    ExpressVPN is the worlds fastest VPN service. It is both safe and reliable to watch and stream movies abroad, or simply access your favourite sites. Features: * The full suite of ExpressVPN’s easy-to-use software for all your devices (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android) * Unlimited bandwidth * Unlimited server switches * Unlimited speed * 99.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

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  • VyprVPN

    VyprVPN is a fast and secure way to browse the web. VyprVPN replaces your real IP address with an IP address from one of their many worldwide VPN server clusters protecting your privacy while online. All plans include VyprDNS, Golden Frog's own encrypted, Zero-Logging DNS service which replaces the need for 3rd party DNS and defeats censorship via DNS man-in-middle-attacks or filtering.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • PureVPN

    PureVPN is much more than your usual VPN services provider. It offers unparalleled security and anonymity, making it your only choice for a secure online browsing experience. It goes without saying our users and their feedback will do more than suffice to justify as to why PureVPN is by far one of the best VPN service providers out there. PureVPN has 80,000+ IPs for users to choose from, and maintains over 500+ servers across 140+ countries.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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  • Browsec

    Browsec encrypts your traffic and routes it through our secure cloud network. No one will be able to identify, track you or sniff your traffic. - Visit Facebook and twitter from work, read whatever you want. - Privacy. Hide your real location from the sites you visit. - Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud and so on — music and video services restricted to a few countries are now accessible to you too.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad ... Chrome Opera Firefox

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  • sshuttle

    sshuttle: where transparent proxy meets VPN meets ssh sshuttle is the only program that solves the following common case: Your client machine (or router) is Linux, FreeBSD, or MacOS. You have access to a remote network via ssh. You don't necessarily have admin access on the remote network. The remote network has no VPN, or only stupid/complex VPN protocols (IPsec, PPTP, etc). Or maybe you are the admin and you just got frustrated with the awful state of VPN tools.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • Hide.me

    We hide your identity, your location and IP address - all behind multiple layers of encryption, with no logs, no data trail…and no proof! HIDE.me represents a new generation in privacy and VPN providers. We've learned from other providers' mistakes and failures. We only work with the best in cutting edge software and hardware technology. If the software we need doesn't exist, we write it. If the hardware doesn't exist, we build it.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome Fire TV Firefox

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